Kier, a UK-based construction company, has been selected by Swansea Council to convert Bay Studios in Swansea into a field hospital with 850 beds for NHS to deal with COVID-19 pandemic in Wales.
AECOM, a US-based engineering firm, has announced that it is supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District by offering design and construction management services in building a temporary medical facility to deal with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in the region.
The Scottish Government has issued new guidance that calls for the immediate stop construction on sites across the region that do not support crucial work during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
BAM Construction has been selected as a design and build contractor for a project to convert Harrogate Convention Centre in North Yorkshire, England into an NHS Nightingale hospital to treat the coronavirus patients.
McCain Manufacturing, a US-based manufacturer of modular walls, has started manufacturing quick-to-build containment walls in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Veidekke, a Norwegian construction company, has been selected by the Vestfold and Telemark county municipality in Norway to build and refurbish Sandefjord Upper Secondary School.
Graham, Balfour Beatty Group, Kier Group and Robertson Group have commenced work on a project to transform Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow, UK into a new temporary 300-bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
HGA, a design firm, and Boldt, a US-based construction company, have collaborated and designed the Strategic Temporary Acuity-Adaptable Treatment Mod (STAAT Mod), a critical care solution to address the shortage of hospital beds due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Spanish engineering company Abengoa along with its partner SEPCOIII, engineering and construction company, has been selected to build the Jubail 3A reverse osmosis desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.
Century Bridge Capital, an equity investment capital company, has invested in a residential project in Taicang, China, being developed by Jingrui.
Royal BAM Group (BAM) has been selected by US developer Oak View Group (OVG) as the preferred construction partner for the £350 indoor entertainment arena in the UK.
China-based solar manufacturer GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI) is planning to build a solar panel manufacturing plant with an investment of CNY18bn ($2.5bn).
South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Company has announced that it will establish Hyundai Mobility Global Innovation Center (HMGICs), a new automotive innovation centre in Singapore.
Swedish construction and development company Skanska has secured a SEK550m ($54.8m) contract from Stena Fastigheter to construct multi-family buildings in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Peab, a Swedish construction and civil engineering company, has secured a SEK650m ($64.9m) contract from Komatsu Forest to build a new factory in Sweden.
Plastics and chemicals manufacturer LyondellBasell announced that it will slow down the construction at its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in Channelview, Texas amid concerns of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has announced its decision to build what it claims to be the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma, Finland, with an investment of approximately €200m.
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has received a verbal mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to build a large alternate care facility in downtown Detroit, in response to nation’s fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
The Michaels Organization, a residential real estate firm, has secured financing to build the third phase of Jordan Downs redevelopment in California, US.
UK-based drinks manufacturer Innocent is set to commence construction on the $250m carbon-neutral factory in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.